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accolade
(n) praise or approval
acumen
(n) keeness or insight
adjudicate
(v) to act as judge in a matter; to settle through the use of a judge or legal tribunal
anachronism
(n) a chronological misplacing of events, objects, customs or persons in regard to each other.
apostate
(n) one who forsakes his or her religion, party or cause
apropos
(adj) appropriate,opportune
(adv) relevantly; incidentally, by the way; speaking of
ascetic
(adj) practicing strict self denial for the sake of personal or spiritual discipline
(n) one who leads a life of self discipline, especially to express religious devotion
attrition
(n) the process of wearing down by friction or gradual impairment.
augur
(n) aprophet or seer
(v) to predict, foreshadow
bicker
(v) to blend together or fuse so as to form one body or substance
bilk
(v) to defraud, cheat, swindle
bode
(v) to be an omen of; to indicate by signs
charisma
(n) the special personal magnetism that makes an individual exceptionally appealing to other people; a divinely bestowed gift or power
chronic
(adj) continuing over a long period of time or recurring often
complement
(n) something that completes a whole; the quanity or number needed to make up a whole; the full number or allowance
(v) to complete